Telling the stories of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, NZ and Polynesia

CWS opens East Africa Appeal

Christian World Service has opened an appeal to help people struggling to survive amidst the drought-driven food crisis hitting Africa’s Sahel region and the Horn of Africa.
· Children die from hunger as families flee drought
• Timid West must end Russia's food blockade at sea

Speakers critique church on sexual abuse

St John’s Theological College and Trinity Methodist Theological College have begun a three-part series of public seminars that address the causes and consequences of sexual abuse in the church.

Peace campaigner priest gains OBE

Wellington-based veteran peace campaigner, ecumenist and Anglican priest, Rev Dr Paul Oestreicher has been made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for his lifetime of work advocating for peace, human rights and reconciliation.

ACO hires new Secretary General

South Sudanese Bishop and Archbishop of Canterbury’s Adviser on Anglican Communion Affairs Bishop Anthony Poggo has been named as the next Secretary General of the Anglican Communion.

Anglicans gain NZ Jubilee honours

Eight Anglicans have received honours in the Aotearoa New Zealand Queen’s Birthday and Platinum Jubilee Honours this week.

Anglicans push Govts on climate goals

The Anglican Consultative Council has submitted a call to Governments of developed nations to fulfil their financial promises that will help mitigate climate damage and its impact on vulnerable people. 

St Matt’s opens new ministry ground

Auckland’s St Matthew-in-the-City has expanded the ministry of its grounds as not only an inner city green haven, but as a space to reduce waste and build community.

Southern Christians unite in prayer

Anglicans across Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have been called to unite in prayer with their brothers and sisters from across church traditions to mark the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.

Disability Ministry Educators set out

The Anglican Church in Aotearoa New Zealand and Polynesia has launched a new provincial Disability Ministry Education staff team to support Anglican churches as they broaden and deepen their welcome to people living with disability.
For 19 June 2022: Disability Awareness Sunday resources are out!

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